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  • Festive production gets you in The Spirit of Christmas

    HIJINX Odyssey will spread The Spirit of Christmas with their festive production at Wales Millennium Centre from November 27 to 29. read more

  • Winter Wonderland Ball will raise money for Welsh Hearts

    WELSH Hearts, the Heart Charity for Wales, will be holding their annual Winter Wonderland Ball at St David’s Hotel and Spa, Cardiff on Friday, November 28. read more

  • Get your nose in action for the British Red Cross

    IF YOU think you can sniff out the truth from an unconvincing yarn then an upcoming ‘call my bluff’ event in aid of the British Red Cross promises to be a wine tasting with a difference. read more

  • Cricket Club celebrates 30th anniversary

    BARRY West End Cricket Club held their annual social awards presentation on the night of Friday, November 21 at Streets Brasserie, the same venue as for the last few years. This year’s marked a special celebration as the club realised its 30th year in existence. Several of the founding members, many still playing were at the function as usual. read more

  • Co-headline tour for two great bands

    YOU Me At Six and All Time Low have announced their co-headline tour where they will be travelling the UK and coming to Cardiff on Monday, February 9 2015. British band You Me At Six will be travelling with the American pop punk giants All Time Low by playing only five UK shows. read more

  • Club targets MP

    A BARRY-BASED target archery club has demonstrated its target practice skills on the Vale MP. read more

  • Kevin Moore displays his fantastic new exhibition

    ON THURSDAY, November 27 come to the restaurant, The Bistro, Penarth as they have teamed up with the acclaimed local photographer Kevin Moore to launch a new photographic exhibition. read more

  • News headlines from 1964

    50 YEARS ago read more

  • Echo and The Bunnymen ready to rock

    ECHO and The Bunnymen will be performing this December at the Uni Solus, Cardiff. This year Echo and The Bunnymen released their twelfth studio album ‘Meteorites’, their first studio record in five years and received worldwide acclaim. read more

  • Christmas celebrations at St Cadoc’s Church

    ST Cadoc’s Church Cadoxton is preparing for Christmas and is pushing the boat out this year. read more

  • Rhoose golfer scores elusive hole-in-one

    A RHOOSE golfer recently scored a hole-in-one during a club competition and was rewarded with a limited-edition BOSS watch. read more

  • Toy and Train sale will delight collectors

    BARRY Leisure Centre, Greenwood Street is hosting the next Toy and Train sale on Sunday, November 30 between 10.30am and 3pm. read more

  • Christmas fair for all

    AGE Connect Cardiff and Vale are holding a Christmas Fair on Thursday, November 27 at the Civic Offices Corporate Suite, Holton Road, Barry. read more

  • Next Antiques and Crafts fair

    THE organisers of Treasure Trove Fairs, are please to announce their next Antiques and Craft Fair on Sunday, November 30. read more

  • Plenty of festive family fun this December

    OVER the festive season, The Red Dragon Centre, Cardiff Bay, will be holding magical events in the run up to Christmas. read more

  • Alan Carr brings his new tour to Cardiff

    ALAN Carr is bringing his ‘Yap, Yap, Yap!’ tour to Cardiff next October for three dates. read more

  • School children enjoy multi-sport festival

    PRIMARY school children from the Vale of Glamorgan took part in a multi-sport festival at Barry Leisure Centre. read more

  • Carols by Candlelight

    ALL Saints Church, Barry will be holding a Carols by Candlelight evening on Saturday, December 6 at 6.30pm. read more

  • Getting Ready for Christmas Festival

    CADOXTON Primary School pupils will visit the Getting Ready for Christmas Festival in the village church of St Cadoc where the school choir will perform at 11am when it opens on Thursday, December 4. read more

  • Name the source if you use their words

    MY letter to the Barry and District News in August made the point that plagiarism is the wrongful use of someone else's words, thoughts and ideas and representing them as one's own. read more

  • Vale of Glamorgan Festival 2015 announced

    DETAILS for the Vale of Glamorgan Festival of Music 2015 have been announced and will showcase a wealth of British artists alongside exceptional artists from China, Estonia and Holland. read more

  • Vale stars get regional call-up

    THREE Under 14 players of the Vale Ladies and Girls Football Club have been celebrating with a call up to represent the regional Wales squad at the end of November. read more

  • View from The Senedd – Jane Hutt AM Barry And District News:

    LAST week was Anti-bullying week 2014. It’s a week where children and young people, parents, schools, carers and communities come together with one aim: to stamp out bullying in all its forms. This year, the Anti Bullying Alliance focussed particularly on the bullying of children and young people. read more

  • Christmas fun to help Ty Hafan

    SULLY Friend’s of Ty Hafan Committee is holding a Christmas Fete on December 7 at the Old School Hall, South Road, Sully. read more

  • The reasons why we opposed the draft budget

    THIS week, Plaid Cymru voted against the Welsh Government’s draft budget and I want to take the opportunity to explain why Labour’s budget was unacceptable to us. read more

  • Decision needed over Jenner Park's 3G pitch

    WITH Barry Town United having to call off a home game due to a waterlogged pitch, renewed calls to bring a 3G artificial pitch to Jenner Park have been made. read more

  • Experience the journey of a lifetime

    THE world’s longest ocean race is calling on more local residents to take on the challenge of a lifetime and achieve something extraordinary in the next edition of the Clipper Round the World Yacht Race. read more

  • The people of the Vale care about animal welfare

    RECENTLY the Vale of Glamorgan Council hosted an Animal Welfare Seminar at the Civic Offices to discuss putting an end to animal cruelty and wildlife crime. read more

  • Local events to put in your diary

    THE Rhoose and District History Society will be holding their monthly meeting on Friday, November 28 at 7.30pm at the Lesser Hall, Rhoose Community Hall, Stewart Road, Rhoose. read more

  • Mixed results for Sully Sports teams

    SOUTH Wales Senior League Division One read more

  • Crematorium issue was beyond our control

    I REFER to the letter in the Thursday, November 20 addition of the newspaper concerning the gridlock which occurred at The Cardiff and Glamorgan Memorial Park and Crematorium on Wednesday 12 inst. read more

  • Everyone has a right to express their views

    CRIKEY, a cabinet member reprimands some letter writers, ‘Councils explore voluntary merger’, Barry and District News, November 20. read more

  • Barry paramedic believes and achieves against medical odds

    A BARRY paramedic has swotted his way to science degree honours - despite suffering from cancer during his studies. read more

  • Incredible night of boxing was enjoyed by all

    BARRY Island Sports and Social Club was centre stage for what has been described by most as the best display of action packed boxing seen in years. Special guest European featherweight champion and World title challenger Lightning Lee Selby was ringside checking in on the future champions. read more

  • K DE WIT

    DE WIT (Karl) Happy 81st Karlos. Hope you and John have a drink together. Love always, Pat and family. read more


    TREVOR WATTS 29 November 1939 Tears instead of wishes, Flowers instead of cards You left us precious memories That will stay within our hearts. Miss you always Dad. Love Tina, Trudi and Tim x read more


    TREVOR WATTS 29-11-39 I feel that you are with me In everything I do. So I'll celebrate your Birthday But I'll spend it missing you. Love you forever, Diane x read more


    BISGROVE Anthony 29-11-59 No Happy Birthday wishes for your 55th Anthony, just loving thoughts of you and happier times. Love you always Mum and all the family xxxx read more


    MURPHY Sheilia Mam Thinking of you on your Birthday. Love from Caroline, Tony, Ryan and Gabrielle xx read more


    CLARKE Gwen (nee Liddiatt) November 30th Much loved, Never forgotten. read more


    MCMAHON (Ken) My thanks to Cannon O'Gorman and all those who attended Ken's service (11/11/14). The donations received raised nearly œ300 for Marie Curie. Thanks also to all those who helped during Ken's illness; your kindness, compassion, and thoughtful acts mean more than I can say. Special thanks to Gill, Jimmy, Lee, Emma, Stuart, Donna, Gabrielle Care, and all at Holme Towers. read more


    STACEY Brin The family of the late Brin Stacey would like to thank everyone for their kindness and support during their sad loss, for the many cards, flowers and messagesreceived, many thanks also to A.G. Adams for the arrangements, the Minister for taking us through the Service, the Doctors and Staff of the Waterfront Surgery, especially Sarah who was always close at hand, Brin's friends who regularly visited him and the enormous amount who turned out on the day. Lastly the King William for their hospitality. Many, Many thanks. read more


    HOARE Happy Birthday to our Darling Grandson, LEASON on your 1st Birthday 28 November, have a wicked party lots of love, hugs, kisses Nan, Dedge xx read more


    RALPH CLARKE 25.11.1980. DAVID CLARKE 11.11.1988. Remembering our wonderful dad and grand-dad Ralph and our nephew and cousin David. Love and miss you both. xx read more


    HARDING Kerry Anne Mum & Nannie Remembering you is easy, We do it everyday, But missing you is heartache That never goes away. We miss & love you so much mum! Love Aaron, Sadie, Saran, Anthony, Jon, Millie, Gracie & Oscar x read more


    JENKINS-GRONOW Lynn and Dorothy John are pleased to announce the arrival of their 9th great-grandchild JOSHUA ANTHONY 18th November 2014 a brother for Jack. Love to Leah and Ryan read more


    COPE-LEIGHTON Congratulations Matthew and Charlotte on the birth of FLORENCE ELISE born 16th November 2014 Love, Mum, Dad, Hayley, Paul, Nan XX read more


    POWELL Alec (aged 96 years) Passed away peacefully at the University Hospital of Wales Cardiff on November 17th. Alec of Castle Road Rhoose. Dearly beloved husband of the late Elsie, much loved father of Caryl, Susan and Barbara, father in law of Reg, Laurie and the late John Griffiths, loving brother of Norman and Eunice, adored Gaga to all his grandchildren. Resting at A.G. Adams & Son Tynewydd Funeral Home Gladstone Road Barry until his funeral and committal at the Cardiff & Glamorgan Crematorium Barry on Monday 1st December at 11.15a.m. Flowers may be sent to the funeral home. read more

  • B DAWE

    DAWE Barrie Peacefully at Llandough Hospital Penarth on November 14th. Barrie of St. Andrews Road Barry. Dearly beloved husband of Deryn, much loved father of Jane, Helen and husband Ed, adored grampy of Chloe, Sam and Paige. Barrie will be sadly missed by all his family and friends. Resting at A.G. Adams & Son Tynewydd Funeral Home Gladstone Road Barry until his funeral service at All Saints Church Barry on Monday December 1st at 2.30.p.m. followed by cremation at the Cardiff & Glamorgan Crematorium Barry at 3.45.p.m. Family flowers only. read more


    DAVIES Suddenly on 14 November at LLandough Hospital Gareth Richard aged 36 years of Cresswell Court Caldy Close Barry. Beloved Son of Steve and Jeanette. Loving Brother of Julie and Billy and David. Cherished Grandson, Uncle and Nephew. Gareth will be sadly missed by all his family and friends. Resting at A.G. Adams & Son funeral home Gladstone Road Barry until the funeral on Thursday 4 December service in the chapel at 1-00pm afterwards Cremation at Barry Crematorium 2-15 pm. Family flowers only if desired donations may be handed to the Funeral Director after the funeral for A life changing operation which will secure Niamh walking future for a 9yr old Barry girl with S D R or selective dorsal rhizotomy. read more

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